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Researcher: Ngwenya, E (Dr Elkana Ngwenya)

Fields of Research

Applied Economics
Environmental Sociology
Education Systems
Economic Development and Growth
Health Policy
Environmental Education and Extension
Environmental Science and Management
Education
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Microbiology
Education Policy
Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Learning Sciences
Environment and Resource Economics
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Natural Resource Management
Demography
Fisheries Management
Animal Breeding
Fisheries Sciences
Family and Household Studies
Experimental Economics
Design Innovation
Agricultural Economics
Aquaculture
Surfaces and Structural Properties of Condensed Matter

Research Objectives

Economic Framework
Health
Consumption
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Education and Training
Special Needs Education
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Production
Microeconomics
Poultry
Climate and Climate Change
Teaching and Instruction
Information and Communication Services
Information Services
Environmental Ethics
Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Consumption Patterns, Population Issues and the Environment
Micro Labour Market Issues
Ecological Economics
Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Environmental Education and Awareness
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Cultural Understanding
School/Institution Policies and Development
Atmosphere and Weather
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
Expanding Knowledge in Economics
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Mental Health
Microeconomic Effects of Taxation
Nutrition

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Comparative Analysis of the Use of Internet (and email) and Books as Sources of Information: Evidence from Selected Countries; Tenth International Conference On The Book
A Framework for Analysing Fleet Dynamics in a Prawn Fishery ; MODSIM97
A Novel Theory of Value; Eight International Conference on Enviromental , Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability
Adherence to the USDA Food Guide Pyramid and Determinants of Household Food Group Choice in Vietnam; Economic Society of Australia, Conference of Economists
An analysis of time-use patterns of primary school teachers in Tasmania
An empirical analysis of gendered differences in MDG awareness across sources of information; ICTs and the Millennium Development Goals: A United Nations Perspective
Are Market-Based Instruments Effective in Controlling Environmental Pollution in Developing Economies or Transition Economies? Evidence from Literature and Global Data; Tenth International Conference Conference on New Directions in Humanities
Are Thee Gender Differences in the Use of the Books as Sources of information? Empirical Evidence from Eight Geographical Regions Over the Period 2005 - 2007; Tenth International Conference On The Book
ARMed with data, a hunch, and a mnemonic = The case for Applied Research Methodologies (ARM) in undergraduate teaching; 2013 Teaching Matters Conference
Assessing Micronutrient Deficiency as Part of meeting millennium Development Goals for Fish Growing Households in Vietnam and Papua New Guinea; The 15th Biennial cooonference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economic & Trade (llFET)
Associate Editor; The international journal of climate change: Impacts and responses
Associate Editor; Food Studies: An interdisciplinary journal
Attitudes of the World's Largest Ethnic Identities towards Suicidal Behavior: International Evidence from 1981 to 2008 World Value Surveys; The Study of Identity as a Concept and Social Construct in Behavioral and Social Science Research: Inter-discipliinary and Global Perspectives
Australian teachers, principals, and pre-service teachers Expectations and realities: Australian reports in an international context; 94th Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA 2013)
CITATION of Ngwenya, E. 1997. A Framework for analysing fleet dynamics in a prawn fishery, in MODSIM 97 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 1997, pp. 1629-1634. Ed by A>D> McDonald, and M.McAleer. As cited in Venables, W.N., Ellis, N., punt, A., Dichmont, C.M. & Deng, R.A. (2009), A simulation strategy for fleet dynamics in australia's northern prawn fishery:
Commercial Fishing Patterns in Australia's Northern Prawn Fishery and Implications for Management
Comparison of time allocation behaviour of pre-secondary school teachers using time-use diary data: Evidence from Tasmania (Australia) and United States of America (USA); AERA 2013 Annual Meeting
Describing Fisher Behaviour Using A Markov Chain Model: Implications for Fisheries Management Worldwide; American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Determinants of Calorie Intake in Female-Headed Households (FHH) and Male-Headed Households (MHH) in Vietnam; American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences
Determinants of Calorie Intake in Widowhood in Vietnam; American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Proceedings 2008
Determinants of Household Food Group Choice, calorie Intake and Per Capita Expenditure in Vietnam; ICSSH: International Conference on Social Science and Humanities
Does Humanity Have a Bleak Future? Responses from Survey Data and Implications for Valuing Biodiversity and preserving Life Support Systems on Earth; Tenth International Conference on new Directions in Humanities
Eight Annual International Conference on Education CD ROM (ISSN# 1541 - 5880,p.75); Eigth Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education
Environmental Concern and Action: Results from World Surveys; ESA 2007
Ethnic Differences in Fish calorie Shares(FCS) and Fish Budget Shares(FBS) of Vietnamese Rural Households Who Participate in Aquaculture; ICSSH: International Conference on Social Science and Humanities
Evidence of rich environmental values among the poorest exposed to the highest environmental risk: A comparative analysis; The international journal of climate change: Impacts and responses
Factors Affecting School Activities of Teachers in Tasmania; ISCCC: International Symposium on Computing,Communication and Control
Gendered and age-structured differences in recycling behaviour: Results from a global survey; Eighth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Give me a break. will you? Effects of uninterrupted break time (UBT) on teachers' work lives; 1st bi-annual Faculty of Education Post-Graduate conference
Global evidence of age-structured differences in MDG awareness among users of personal computers; ICTs and the Millennium Development Goals: A United Nations Perspective
How harry Loves Cricket Drives tegan Crazy: A Mnemonic for teaching and Learning Hypotheses Testing in Inferential parametric and Non-paraetric Statistics; 19th Internatinal Conference on Learning
Individual Perspectives of local and global enviromental problems: Evidence from Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Japan and Norway ; International Conference on Climate change: Impacts and responses
Inter-regional and inter-country differences in perspectives towards the loss of plant or animal species or biodiversity: Evidence from 2005-2007 World Value Survey Data; Fouth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Is the greenhouse effect or global warming perceived as a very serious environmental problem? Multi-country statistical evidence using selected demographic variables; The International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Is the Greenhouse Gas or Global Warming percieved as a very serious environmental problem? Multi-country Statistical Evidence using Selected Demographic Variables, conference abstract, International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Rsponses, Rio De Janerio, Brezil, 21-22 July 2011; Climate change Conference 2011
Jobs versus Environment Debate: Examining Gender, Education and Employment Effects Using Survey Data; 5th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Just give me a break, will you? Effects of uninterrupted break time on teachers' work lives; The Future of Educational Research
laptop Documnent Holder (UTAS069) - Design and Constructed Prototype for use in limited space applications (airplanes, hospital beds etc) and restricted head movement conditions
Linking Awareness and Likely Achievement of Glabal Millennium Development Goals: Evidence and Implications for advocacy from 46 countries, in the 7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability; 7th International conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economics & social Sustainability
Linking Awareness and Likely Achievement of Global Millennium Development Goals: Evidence and Implications for Advocacy from 46 Countries; International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability
Linking Awareness and Likely Achievement of Global Millennium Development Goals: Evidence and Implications for advocacy from 46 countries, CG Publishing (Youtube Video), www.youtube.com/watch?v= B7kOHWaQd0, for the Internatinal Journal of Enviromental, Cultural, Economics & Social Sustainability
Markov Chain Forecasts of the Movement of Fishing Fleet in Australia's Northern Prawn Fishery; IIFET 2006 Portsmouth Rebuilding Fisheries in an Uncertain Environment
Perspectives on acting locally and thinking globally, Conference Abstract in 2011 Navigating Change Forum, 22 -24 May 2011, Australian Maritime College, Launceston Tasmania Australia; Australian Maritime College 2011 Navigating Change Forum
Perspectives on World Environmental Problems: Statistical Profile, paper presented as Conference presentation - School of Geography & Environmental Studies, Conference presentation; School of Geography and Enviromental Studies Conference 2011
Pre-School Child Suffers With Working Mother - Demographic Evidence from Chi-square Tests of Statistical Independence; SEiR Conference
Reflecting on Recommendations based Purely On Observations Made While Prawn Trawling in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Prawn Fishery, Australia: By-catch, Quaotas, Fuel Subsidies and Other Policy matters; 15th Biennial Conference of the International Instituteof Fisheries Econoomic & Trade (llFET)
Relative Microbial Spoilage of Un-gutted and Gutted Cultured Edible Barramundi (Lates calcarifer); Food Studies
Schwartz values and perspectives towards global warming and loss of biodiversity: empirical evidence from world value surveys (2005-2008); 5th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Sunday School-Work Times of teachers in Tasmania, Australia; ISCCC: International Symposium on Computing,Communication and Control
The effect of magnets on the behaviour of draughtboards sharks (Cephaloscyllium laticeps); ASFB-OCS Joint Conference
The effect of magnets on the behaviour of draughtboards sharks (Cephaloscyllium laticeps); ASFB-OCS Joint Conference
The Fleet Dynamics Component of the MNL Markov and SUR Markov Models of managing australia's Northern Prawn Fishery; 15th Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics &Trade (llFET)
The SE(X) Diary of a STATA: An Adventure in learning and teaching Quantitative Methods in an Interdisciplinary Context Using Confidence Intervals and Real World Data; 19th International Conference on Learning
The Teachers Thumbprint - A Conceptual Model of Teacher's Work: Evidence from Primary School Teachers in Tasmania; SEiR Conference November 2010
Time as a Resoouce and Constraint in teachers' Work Lives; American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences
To Fish or Not To Fish? And If To Fish, Where To Fish? A Framework for spacial and Temporal Fleet Dynamics. Conference Abstracts (2000), International Institute for Fisheries Economics and trade (IIFET), Micro-behaviour and Macro-Results, Oregan State University, Oregan, United States of America, 29-30 July 2000; International Institute for Fisheries Economics and trade (IIFET), Micro-behaviour and Macro-Results, Oregan State University, Oregan, United States of America, 29-30 July 2000
Using in-class 'live' empirical analysis of data to examin contemporary issues in sustainability: An example of the us of the world values survey (1981-2007); Teaching Matters 2012 - Sustaining Futures: Considering sustainability across the learning and teaching divide
Using Three Definitions of Religious Beings (RBs) To Profile Two Environmental values (Atitudes and Actions) of Religious Beings (RBs) and Non-Religious Beings (NRBs) in Australia,Japan and United States
When jobs are scarce, old people should be forced to retire: Global reactions from older workers; Third International Confernce on Aging and Society
Widowed Persons' Perspectives of Life, Happiness, ..., To Death and Taxes and Everything in Between; AsPac 2010 International Mental Health Conference

Research Projects

A cross-country statistical analysis of perspectives towards the greenhouse gas effect and loss of biodiversity: evidence from 2005-2008 World Values Survey Data ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade, Vietnam; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision